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RECYCLE: Halloween Costumes

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RECYCLE: Halloween Costumes

We love new finds in Hong Kong… and here’s one we think nobody should miss: RETYKLE is doing a Halloween costume swap! (or find one second hand)

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Macrobiotic Nutrition: Balance Through Food

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Macrobiotic Nutrition: Balance Through Food
Now more than ever there seems to be an array of endless energetic influences effecting our bodies and minds on daily basis. Everything we breathe, drink, eat, listen, read, watch, say, think, and do seems to have some profound effect on our seemingly fragile existence.  We might not have control over many things in the Universe, but one thing we do have control over is what we put in our bodies. 

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Mental Health Wellness: Surround Yourself with Nature

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Mental Health Wellness: Surround Yourself with Nature

Have you ever wondered why it is so easy, especially toward the end of the day, to simply gaze out a window and watch the sun set, or get distracted by beautiful scenery? Well… in this post, I would like to introduce you to Attention Restoration Theory: a theory that suggests that our brains (psychologically, physiologically and emotionally) can recharge and rest when simply looking at nature.   Nature has, for the longest of times, been a source of energy. In the 1980s and 1990s, mankind saw a drastic increase of indoor activities, which made psychologists question the necessity (if...

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Macrobiotic Nutrition: Three Diets In One

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Macrobiotic Nutrition: Three Diets In One

  The Origin and Evolution of Macrobiotic Nutrition   The name “macrobiotics” comes from Greek “macro” and “bios” meaning large or long life. The unique approach to creating balance in the body was developed by Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, in the 4th century BC, in ancient Greece. Hippocrates suggested eating fresh, seasonal and local food, coining the phrase “Let food be thy medicine”.   Today, some 2,000 years later, macrobiotic nutrition has evolved into three essential diets: medicinal, standard, and gourmet.   The medicinal diet is best suited when the body is out of balance, overwhelmed, and needs...

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Ayurveda Consultation in Hong Kong by Dr Vignesh

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Ayurveda Consultation in Hong Kong by Dr Vignesh
As a Facial Reflexologist, I have been placing my hands on more than a thousand faces and observing transformations of those who received therapy sessions from me over the past 6 years. While most of clients came to see me for a total relaxation and rejuvenation purposes, I also welcomed clients who had complicated health and mental conditions including traumas, injuries, digestive issues, depressions, memory loss, insomnia, menopause, recovery from illness and the list goes on…

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